Evektor EV-55 Outback

The Evektor EV -55 Outback is a twin-engine turboprop aircraft of the Czech manufacturer Evektor Aero technology.


The Evektor EV -55 was developed with the help of the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade since about 2004 by the chief designer Petr Štěrba. The rollout of the machine took place in the Czech Kunovice on March 30, 2010. The machine is to be found especially in economically weaker countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America sales. The 30-minute maiden flight of the Evektor EV - 55M took place in Kunovice with Evektors test pilot Josef Charvát and the military pilots Jiří Hána on board on June 24, 2011. In the flight a speed of 230 km / h and an altitude of 1000 meters was reached. As an EV - 55M while the military variant of the multi-purpose aircraft is called. The EV -55 will be available in three variants - a passenger version, a cargo version and a combined model in which the cargo space is in front of the mounted in the rear part of the cabin passenger seats.

On 10 October 2012, the Russian company AeroGeo ordered for use in Siberia nine EV -55 and recorded at the same time an option of 20 additional machines, which can be accessed by 2020. The price per machine is $ 2.1 million.


The Evektor EV - 55 is a twin-engine, high-wing monoplane with seating for up to 14 passengers or up to 1824 kg cargo, which has its constructive interpretation over short take-off and landing capabilities. The cargo and passenger space has a size of 12.67 m³, with passenger cabin has a size of 4.48 mx 1.61 mx 1.37 m ( 9.47 m³). When driving two Pratt & Whitney PT6A -21 come with 400 kW of power used.